Untraceable

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Plot

FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.

Release Year: 2008

Rating: 6.1/10 (26,878 voted)

Critic's Score: 32/100

Director:
Gregory Hoblit

Stars: Diane Lane, Colin Hanks, Joseph Cross

Storyline
A secret service agent, Jennifer Marsh, gets caught in a very personal and deadly cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who knows that people (being what they are – both curious and drawn to the dark side of things) will log onto an "untraceable" website where he conducts violent and painful murders LIVE on the net. The more people who log on and enter the website, the quicker and more violently the victim dies.

Writers: Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker

Cast:

Diane Lane

Jennifer Marsh


Billy Burke

Detective Eric Box


Colin Hanks

Griffin Dowd


Joseph Cross

Owen Reilly


Mary Beth Hurt

Stella Marsh


Peter Lewis

Richard Brooks


Tyrone Giordano

Tim Wilks


Perla Haney-Jardine

Annie Haskins


Tim De Zarn

Herbert Miller

(as Tim deZarn)


Christopher Cousins

David Williams

(as Chris Cousins)


Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Arthur James Elmer


Trina Adams

Female Cop #3


Brynn Baron

Mrs. Miller


John Breen

Richard Weymouth


Dan Callahan

Trey Restom

Taglines:
Kill With Me?



Details

Official Website:
Official site [Australia]|
Paramount [France]|

Release Date: 25 January 2008

Filming Locations: 3712 SE Carlton Street, Portland, Oregon, USA



Box Office Details

Budget: $35,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $11,354,069
(USA)
(27 January 2008)
(2316 Screens)

Gross: $28,687,835
(USA)
(2 March 2008)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:

The site used by the killer (www.killwithme.com) actually exists. It's owned by the movie studio and it's used to promote the movie. In it, users are taken to a replica of the FBI computer used by the character Jennifer Marsh. Her desktop gets hacked by the killer who provides the visitor with four test he/she must complete to deactivate his site.

Goofs:

Continuity:
In the scene where Marsh is describing how the killer penetrated her wireless network, she launches the "Horsez" game on her daughter's computer. The taskbar clearly belongs to Windows XP, but the window that pops up is styled like a Vista Aero window.

Quotes:

Agent Jennifer Marsh:
You forming a task force?

Detective Eric Box:
Not yet.

Agent Jennifer Marsh:
Not yet? How much more do you need?

Richard Brooks:
What we have so far is one dead cat and a man who may or may not be in danger.

Agent Jennifer Marsh:
That's today. You think this is it? It's just the beginning!



User Review

Good enough to be worth your while, probably not to own.

Rating: 6/10


The movie had a few things going in its favor. For one, it used
reasonable technology and background, so the story wasn't far-fetched.
Secondly, and most importantly in my eyes, it did NOT go for shock
value. It didn't try to use gore to elicit a reaction from the crowd.
Not to say that some scenes weren't rough on the eyes, but it was far
from a Saw or Hostel. Thirdly, it honestly kept me on the edge of my
seat for a good portion of the movie. And lastly, the ending does not
drag itself out. It ends at the logical point.

That having been said, this movie will not change your life. It's a
little bit of a commentary on society, but moreso, it's just an
entertaining movie to watch.